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Present participle for to burst or shatter violently and noisily
“There are numerous young surfers who excel - they are a bomb waiting to explode onto the international scene.”
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Present participle for to suddenly (and violently) develop or happen
“Ruth's fame would explode in the media hothouse of New York, landing him on vaudeville stages and movie screens.”
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Present participle for to disprove a statement, theory or belief
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“This would seem to explode the theory that a man must come from Massachusetts to attain prominence at Harvard.”
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Present participle for to become very angry in reaction to something
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“He exploded with rage at the accusation.”
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Present participle for increase suddenly in size, number, or extent
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“Weed populations explode the year after a drought due to turf thinning.”
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Present participle for to blast, to blow up, to burst, to detonate, to go off
“The first test atomic bomb was exploded in the New Mexico desert.”
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Shooting up
“The population has exploded in the last twenty years.”
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Present participle for break or cause to break suddenly and violently into pieces
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Present participle for to bombard with bombs or artillery
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Present participle for make a loud, deep, resonant sound
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Present participle for to fire (a gun or missile)
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Present participle for burn, simmer
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Present participle for break up into small parts as the result of impact or decay
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Present participle for to boil to such an extent as to overflow its container
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Present participle for to burn with a sudden intensity
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Present participle for to eject something violently (such as lava or water, as from a volcano or geyser)
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Present participle for attack physically or verbally
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Present participle for to fail to discharge properly
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Present participle for let or force out (a fluid, especially blood) from the vessel that contains it into the surrounding area
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Unstringing
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Present participle for deflate someone's idea, feelings
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Letting loose
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Present participle for to make a loud, deep cry
Adjective
Breaking open
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